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Germany is the most sought-after non-English-speaking country as a job market


Australia climbs to the top of the country comparison and relegates the USA and Canada - the frontrunners in the last study in 2020 - to second and third place. The UK is in fourth place and no longer Germany. However, Germany remains the most popular…

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What does the future hold for serviced apartments?

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If you ask operators, architects and specialised consultants, they say: We are right in the middle of the future of serviced apartments. We are currently experiencing how different worlds are merging into hybrid concepts. ‘In the last five years, for…

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The European Championship attracts visitors to ten football cities

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The European Football Championship will finally kick off in Germany from 14 June to 14 July 2024. Whether Munich, Stuttgart or Gelsenkirchen - the matches will be played in ten cities, some of which are very different. And for many visitors, the question…

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New apartmentservice figures: Serviced apartments in demand like never before

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In 2023, the serviced apartment segment in Germany achieved an average annual occupancy rate of 82%. This is even more guests than in the previous year with 80 per cent and, above all, significantly more compared to the pre-pandemic year 2019 with ‘only’…

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Frankfurt and Munich among the top 4

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Germany and the USA were the most popular destinations for European business travellers last year, according to the BCD Travel 2023 Cities & Trends Report. Within Europe, Amsterdam was soon followed by Frankfurt and Munich.

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All Acora houses now bookable with Apartmentservice

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Acora Living the City is the long-stay brand of Novum Hospitality. The Hamburg-based hotel group is one of the largest providers of serviced flats in Germany.

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Serviced apartments are the best workation hotels of the year

The German Bonus Awards with initiator Ulf-Gunnar Switalski (l.) and Bleisure Traveller with founders Sylvie Konzack (2nd from left) and Kai Böcking (2nd from right) congratulate the best workation hotels of the year: Tobias Berghäuser from KPM Hotel & Residences in Berlin (r., 1st place), Julia Fernández-Pola from Adina Hotels (3rd from left, 2nd place) and Julia Kleber, who represented the W Costa Navarino (3rd place) at the ITB.

For the first time, the German Bonus Awards and Bleisure Traveller magazine have looked for the best workation hotel and awarded it at the ITB travel trade fair. The KPM Hotels & Residences in Berlin and the Adina Hotel Munich took first and second place.

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Nena now in Adlershof

Number 9 in Berlin-Adlershof: The studios and apartments are available for up to four people. © Nena Hospitality

Nena already has seven apartment blocks in Berlin and is constantly breaking new ground. No. 6 is located directly on the Spree and the brand new No. 7 has been in Adlershof since February 2024 - and for the first time, it also has a restaurant.

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Adapt now also in Wetzlar

Small house, large units: There are three of size L with 67 square metres in Wetzlar. © Adapt Apartments

The parent company is in Berlin. Since January 28, 2024, the Adapt Apartments have also been available in Wetzlar, - and the regular guests have had a say in the design.

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City breaks in Germany in 1st place

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Last year, Germany clearly confirmed its position as the number one city and cultural destination for Europeans worldwide, reports the German National Tourist Board (GNTB). This year, city breaks could become the biggest drivers of tourism.

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Adina study: Workation is becoming increasingly popular

Adina celebrated its premiere in Düsseldorf in 2021 with the group's first co-working space. © Adina Hotels

Workation stays as holidays that combine work and leisure have been gaining in popularity since the Covid-19 era - and also in interest, especially among top management. This is shown by a recent online representative survey of Adina Hotels, which was…

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The Madison Hamburg celebrates its 30th birthday

Penthouse in the Madison © The Madison Hamburg

The Madison in Hamburg was one of the first in Germany to offer serviced apartments back in 1993. On 6 December, Hamburg entrepreneur Marlies Head opened the building on Schaarsteinweg near St. Pauli Landungsbrücken, today between the Michel and…

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The SO!APART Awards 2023: Revo, Black F, Adapt and the freytag are the best serviced apartment concepts 2023

The SO!APART Award winners 2023 (c) Hafencitystudios

Apartmentservice presented the SO!APART Awards 2023 in five jury categories in Leipzig: freytag in Hamburg won in the "small fine" category with a maximum of 50 serviced apartments units. The property focuses on a small, refined old building concept with…

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“We need more serviced apartments in our cities”

The Black F Tower was launched in Freiburg in 2022 as a climate-neutral serviced apartment concept. © BLACK F Tower

. . . says Annabell Unmüßig, managing director of Black F. Serviced apartments are in demand like never before – and are needed like never before, she emphasises. For years now there has been a large housing shortage in all major cities in Germany as well…

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New Brera in Singen

The serviced apartment provider Brera not only celebrated its 10th birthday this year, but also opened its ninth property in Germany, Brera Singen, on 1 November 2023.

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Working in the Apartment

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Cooking, living, working - especially the latter has become child's play in serviced flats. Whether at your own desk, on the roof terrace or in coworking areas, the choice of work options is diverse in apartment buildings in both large and small cities in…

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Summer in a serviced apartment ... and how!

Whether in the garden, on the roof terrace or by the pool - city trips & serviced flats go together perfectly. And the business trip and the workation stay also become more carefree with the laptop opened up in the green.

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VDR Business Travel Report 2023

Business trips now fewer, but longer This year's business travel analysis by the German Travel Management Association (Verbandes Deutsches Reisemanagement e.V. - VDR) has identified a growing trend towards bundling business trips. Business travellers are…

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Brera celebrates its 10th birthday

When Matteo Ghedini opened his first Brera Serviced Apartments in Nuremberg in 2013, the TVs, plates and Wi-Fi cable were still being dragged out of the basement. In the meantime, he and his team of almost 40 employees can look back on eight buildings -…

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Remote, workation, bleisure travel - the new hybrid working world mixes the office with the home office and "working from anywhere". With their flexible booking options and comfort, serviced flats are the most suitable form of accommodation.

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Some of the best memories are made in flip flops

Feet in flip flops walking across a street

Summer is just around the corner and the desire to travel is increasing. Vacations in Germany are also still very popular. Serviced apartments are particularly well suited for this purpose. Whether it's a city break or a trip to the countryside.

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